Celtic have announced they have appointed former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers as their new boss who will take over from Ronny Deila following his departure from the club.
Rodgers, 43, has signed a 12-month rolling contract with the Scottish champions and will be tasked with guiding the Hoops back into the Champions League after his predecessor Deila failed to do so.
The former Reds and Swansea manager, who has been out of work since last October following his sacking from Liverpool, has vowed to make his mark in Europe with Celtic and says it’s a dream come true to manage the club.
“I am absolutely delighted to be named Celtic manager,” he told the club’s official website.
“This is genuinely a huge honour for me. I have followed Celtic all my life and to be given this fantastic opportunity and to be part of such a truly great football club is a dream come true.
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“I will give my new role everything I have and do all I can to bring our supporters exciting, entertaining and winning football.
“The club has been in magnificent shape in recent years and has collected silverware regularly during this time. My objective now, of course, is to continue this work, to keep us at the top and again make our mark in Europe.
“I know what a magnificent support Celtic enjoys and I can promise our fans one thing – that I will be doing everything I can to give you a team that you can be proud of and a team that delivers.
“I can’t wait to be in Paradise with our team and our fans as we all get to work.”